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labs are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project
are opening their doors to scientists of tomorrow. abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson has more. >> when irene medina returned to high school this fall she had plenty of stories to tell about her summer job. >> i did my first surgery in iraq. it was interesting and exciting for me. >> instead of flipping burgers , she was helping researchers at ucsf understand brain function. it is helping newborn infants survive brain traumas and other injuries. >> i started thinking, what they are doing is something great. >> across the bay at the university of california, they were doing great science too working on a study that could some day help human muscles regenerate. >> we saw improved muscle regeneration, actually. it was interesting. >> the path into these high end labs began with internship programs from the california institute of regenerative medicine. once in the program they are assigned mentors to gather them in real life lab assignments. >> they get down to the genetic level and cellular level, and they really understand that their specific part of the project including the li
is unpredictable. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in brentwood where west nile is worse than it was last year. john? >> reporter: they are expected here in about 40 minutes to prepare for the fogging tonight. officials said west nile virus shows no sign of slowing. >> reporter: our camera was there as a technician found mosquitos in this pool behind a vacant house. >> the warmer weather kept west nile virus still going. we are getting reports. >> reporter: another bird testing positive today. frozen for further analysis. 66% higher than last year. and the fraction of mosquitos with the virus, four times higher. again, it is warm weather. >> they lay eggs more quickly, grow more quickly. it causes the virus to produce more quickly. >> reporter: positive mosquitos, in the eastern part of the county. two human cases, nationwide 130 dead. 3100 sick. millions infected who don't know it. the human risk is low, it is hard to prove a human vaccine effected. >> there is no way to know they will end up being exposed to west nile. >> reporter: it is up to us to protect our selves. treat
the early stock numbers. de me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. i like to score my designer shoes and handbags early. so i shop at t.j.'s. i get my favorite brands without having to wait for them to go on sale someplace else. done! fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. t.j.maxx. to meet the needs of my growing business. but how am i going to fund it? and i have to find a way to manage my cash flow better. [ female announcer ] our wells fargo bankers are here to listen, offer guidance and provide you with options tailored to your business. we've loaned more money to small businesses than any other bank for ten years running. so come talk to us to see how we can help. wells fargo. together we
may sound like science fiction but google headquarters where engineers are working to make the dream a reality. explains a new and modernized of the road. >> perhaps the drive point governor jerry brown arrived today at google headquarters toyota. he then went inside and signed a law clearing the way for driverless cars to hit the road. >> self driving car is another step forward in this long march of california pioneering the future and leading not just the country, the whole world. >> the new law will set standards including requiring a human being to be behind the wheel in case of an emergency, but that may eventually change according to google cofounder. >> you can have a car drop you off at work, get out, walk through a little bit of space, and it goes off and takes somebody else somewhere else. >> he says driverless cars may enable large car sharing and potentially reduce the demand for parking. engineers say driverless cars will not be subject to what most automobile crashes, human error. >> i expect going to be far safer than human-driven cars. >> judging by a reaction, some
communities stronger. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back. time now 6:25. uc berkeley the latest college campus to get a fake bomb threat. suspicious call came in a bomb was on campus. they searched all day and nothing came up. now in the past couple of weeks other schools like ones in ohio, texas, tennessee they all received threats that turned out to be false alarms. >>> idaho fisherman made
. she says she was molested by a science teacher when she was 14 years old, then confided in that teacher on the screen, her p.e. teacher, she began stalking and sexually assaulting her. that teacher is serving an 8-year sentence. then another student was allegedly raped by the same science teacher in 1990, was brave enough to write to the school district detailing that abuse in 1994, even gave her name as her phone number and then she learned that letter was basically ignored. so she realized if the district had done the things it was supposed to when it learned of the prior incidents one of her attackers would not have been around when she attended the same school. >> that letter just broke my heart. i felt like first of all i felt really proud of whoever that girl is, then second of all i felt like what happened to me could have been stopped. and i want kids to feel like if they are unsafe that they say something that something will happen. >> the lawsuit alleges negligence, conspiracy to commit fraud and intentional infliction of emotional distress. this is a civil sui
regulators will make the decision by june. residents ask visit the academy of sciences for free this weekend. it's part of every friday through saturday through the end of october. you can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is enter for proof of that. every adult can bring up to 6 kids. >> six? >> yeah, if you have six kids, head over to the academy of sciences. >>> sal, people are headed out the door now, but it's feeling friday light? >> we're hoping it is. we're hoping it's going to be a friday light. we have not had one of those in a while. today would be a good day to start. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. this is a look at northbound 280 as you get up towards highway -- it's a nice drive with no major problems. again, we have not had a lot of problems. there's a backup in some of those lanes, but that's about all. happy driving, and we'll tell you more coming up. >>> coming up next a morgan hill mom on the run. she's accused of using her young daughter in a supermarket scam. >> there's a hearing today for a suspected gang member who was shot by san franci
a video service. >> today we're looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality itself driving a car. >> that bill to sign the goebbels driverless car as a law--kron 4 news points out the public and benefit from travel as cars and how they may see them in reality. >> governor brown surprised the media by pulling up to gogol's headquarters in one of gogol's of thomas carr is the drive itself. apparently he was impressed >> its the only way to go guys >> uses the latest gps technology to drive and have a great gatnavigate. the bill te governor signed into law today allows google to test their driverless cars on public roads. before now they were testing and parking lots private rows or in nevada, the only of the state in the country to allow an autonomous vehicles on the road. >> this step self driving a car is another step for in california pioneers in the future and not just leaving the country but the whole world. >> the most accidents are caused by human error. it does not have to be this way. these vehicles have the potential to avoid accidents. it really has the potential t
to the blind. the governor signed a bill that paves the way. it's science fiction soon to become reality. dmv has to have new regulations in place in three years. >> now a check on the forecast. >> there is temperatures right now, we have 50s near the coast. fog is holding numbers down inland areas where the sun is shining so running close to yesterday's levels. there is a tomorrow morning foggy and cool. make sure you add an extra layer on f you're working or living inland you can shed a layer, upper 50s along the coast. cooler now, don't take this the wrong way there is when i'll be back with a warmer forecast coming up. >> and there is latest spat in an ongoing feud between two silicon valley giants. the business decision that google says apple is going to regret. >> there is a new state ban on dancing. why a mom sued a kid's school for their father daughter dances. >> and abc 7 about to make someone $49,000 richer, and you can click to enter. and right here on abc 7. already like us. and you still have a dance chans go to our facebook page. and see where you can enter. we'llú ♪ just p
to imagine what isn't and bringing be it into reality. so today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: like many technologies developed here in silicon valley, this one sll needs time to grow and answer questions like who gets the ticket if a self-driving car runs a red light. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> reporter: and there you have it. something else to consider about the hype about the google glasses. sergey brin was wearing them there. maybe when you're being driven to work you can check your stock, facebook updates in front of you on your windshield. the possibilities are endless. >> can you sit in the car behind the steering wheel and it drives for you? >> you sit in the car behind the steering wheel. in fact the law at first says somebody does have to be there. but you don't have to steer. all the gps and technology involved puts the car on a path for you. >> fascinating. thank you, scott budman. >>> san jose police released surveillance videos of man robbing a bank. the man is seen wearing a baseball bat a
it of google, being able to imagine what isn't and bring it into reality. today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: like many technologies developed here in silicon valley this one still needs time to grow and answer questions like, who gets the ticket if a self-driving car runs a red light. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> scott bud man, nbc bay area news. >> it is amazing. here's something else to consider. you may have noticed, sergei brynn right there wearing his newest gadget. they turn users into human surveillance cameras, of sorts. google could apply that same technology to produce windshields of the future, while you're being driven to work in that driverless car you can check stocks and weather on your windshield. >>> the company is making fewer of its s model sedans than planned. that means less money will be coming in and investors will be selling off their shares. >>> tonight trader joe's salmonella scare is expanding to more than just peanut butter. sunland is recalling dozens of peanut and almond pr
for years. according to the school website he teaches math science, and student councilco adviser and this morning he is behind bars for committing a lewd & lascivious conduct with a child under 14. the arrest came after reason reports of inappropriate relationships. the principal hut him on -- put him on administrative leave and he has a long history with the community and with students. pool are asking if you have any information any appropriate conduct call police. in the meantime the school is making big changes to the classes he taught. his students will be broken up and reassigned starting monday. the school is inviting parents of the students who were in his classes to come to a meeting tonight where they can ask questions and administrators are expected to be there. they will have extra councilling for students who need it -- counseling for students who need it and he is set to be arraigned on this charge tomorrow. wopping wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> -- claudine wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are raising some new questions about the new california
. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> a bay area teacher out on bail, accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an underaged girl. good evening, everyone. >> concerned parents are looking for answers tonight hoping their child was not a victim. a popular teacher and coach in albany is accused of having that relationship with a former student. some parents are still supporting him. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd joins us with the details. cheryl? >> reporter: a lot of parents are supporting this teacher, i talked to one teacher who is suspicious. all of the parents here tonight say they want answers. about 100 parents packed the school library. all of them desperate for information about the arrest of james azaki. a sixth grade teacher and athletic coach at albany middle school. >> i think it's important for information to be available. for things to be transparent as much as possible. and i'm mainly concerned about the continuity of my child's education. >> no cameras were allowed inside, but reporters wer
. >> science, technology, engineering, art and math. >> hey, do you do "gangnam style." >> what does that mean? >> gangnam sfooil? >> psy. the horse dance. >> the horse dance. >> you got it. >> like that. >> there we go. >> oh, yeah. oh, yeah. ♪ >> almost as good as david gregory. >> you name, it elmo can do it. >> there we go. >> that was fantastic. >> let's talk about -- did you read the "new york times." >> yeah, "new york times." there's an article that the word really is overused. >> really? >> really. >> really. >> a whole article devoted to, that really? >> really. >> it used to be kind of like that's surprising, but now it's that snarky really? >> really. >> really. >> it has been overused. by the writers and shows to make that kind of funny turn. it has been a little overused. what are some other -- i'm actually thinking of like, you know, like. >> like, and, you know, i'm a complete offender. >> seriously. >> serious ly. >> really? >> what words are overused? >> elmo loves overusing love. >> oh. >> you can't overuse that word. >> you can't overuse it too much. >> and hug, too. >> o
, language arts, maps and science. he's the athletic director, basketball coach and student council co-advisorier -- adviser. here's what's going to happen today -- a substitute teacher is in place he will be in place today and tomorrow and then on monday, what they will do is take his classes and distribute the kids to other classes. and that's how it is going to work. the counselors are also in place today. we talked about parents having questions. parents can ask the administrators but certainly a lot of questions. a lot of people that we've told about what happened. certainly are shocked and upset. we tried to talk to some neighbors of the teacher. they were upset and didn't want to talk about the situation. but apparently the home he was arrested in is one that he grew up in. the family has been there for years. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> in antioch, some parents are angry saying they are not notified about a student who brought a gun to school. the turner school principal said -- said the incident happened last wednesday but the letters did not go out u
.s. are not proficient in math, reading and science, and secretary of state condoleezza rice says that gap threatens national security. >> it's the level of writing skills, an likt skills that are coming out of our schools show reason for concern. the idea that you have to be able to write based on text, to write based on fact, to be able to analyze, these are the sorts of skills that even our best students are not acquiring. >> experts also say it's vital that the education system focus on the whole child and not just test scores and teaching to the test. >>> still ahead at 6:00, the meat shortage that farmers say is unavoidable. >> also, the middle east becomes a point of contention on the campaign trail as the white house tries to clarify some comments made by the president. >>> airport scan innners coming california. >>> a new study identifies four different types of breast cancer. coming up, i'll show you how this new information can benefit patients. >>> researchers have identified four genetically distinct types of breast cancer and doctors are already telling us how we might treat breast can
't and bringing it to reality. so today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: but even before it gets the green light, a question was asked about tickets and running red lights. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> reporter: and how about this? people are talking about google glass for eyeglasses, but what about for the windshield? imagine this, you're being driven to work and your stock quotes and facebook updates and all the data you need broadcast right there on the windshield in front of you. with a possible peek into the future in mountain view, i'm scott budman, nbc, bay area news. >> christopher butler, the private investigator who made a name for himself with the stable -- the one-time celebrity investigator will be spending eight years in prison for his part in orchestrating dirty arrests that led to a law enforcement scandal that rocked the east bay. live in oakland with new details. jodi? >> reporter: jessica, christopher butler's voice cracked we motion as he apologized to the community for the anxiety, fear, and
, science and language arts. the superintendent told the albany patch she learned of the allegations monday placed him on leave immediately, called police. school officials will be reaching out to parents and additional counseling is available for students at the middle school. he is being held on $100,000 bail. he's scheduled for his first appearance friday at 2:00 in the afternoon. on the albany patch, a lot of readers are sending in comments and vast majority in favor of the man they called mr. i. one person saying that his child dressed up as mr. i as they call him, on halloween they liked him so much, popular person, a lot of debate and right now we don't know how long this relationship lasted, albany police looking for anybody who knows anything about this possible relationship alleged relationship to come forward or if there might have been others. that in itself is drawing ire from the people on the website. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> problems at another east bay school in antioch, fourth grade student brought a weapon to school students knew about it and what shocked administr
. >> reporter: but u.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing on stage with a sitting president. and romney could take advantage as the debate makes it to the economy. voters will have their chance to decide with two more presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewe
.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing on stage with a sitting president. and romney could take advantage as the debate makes it to the economy. voters will have their chance to decide with two more presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewer younger people vote. >>> and i
schoolers to pursue science and engineering using only digital cameras and telescopes, they studied the brightens of stars and how it varies over times. >> one of the many types when an amateur astronomer can help the scientific community more than a professional can. >>> - - >> they find out tonight if they win. >>> complaints about a notorious foreclosure process are already dropping as the nation's landmark settlement is just about to go in effect. the deals between states and the largest lenders starts tomorrow. complaints about dual tracking dropped by 50% last month. that's when banks begin foreclosure proceedings at the same time as they're working on loan modifications. that practice is restricted under this new settlement. >>> we are following development news in hayward coming up in two minutes the new detail we're uncovering about a serious shooting just moments after officers arrive. >>> this couple dedicated they're lives to feeding the homes. but now they're ready to step aside and the question is, who's going to take over their job? mother nature's cool like that. mo
on facebook. we're back in one-half hour with another update. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> 7:30 now on a tuesday morning, september 25th, 2012. nice morning here in the northeast. meanwhile inside studio 1a time for the old wind machine, but enough about savannah. we have got -- >> oh, you did not! >> we've got day two of "ask away today." that's the wind machine filled with questions. i'm going to jump in there in a couple minutes, pick a couple out and quiz my companions. >> i've got a question for. why are you so mean? >> i'm not mean. >> what's wrong with you? >> the nfl refs have me on the edge. i'm matt lauer along with savannah guthrie. also ahead, your interview with the president. >> we talked about education and the problems facing our nation's schools and al
checking us out on facebook. back in haf hour. an rc robotic claw. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ ♪ >>> that's psy's gangnam style. it turned him into an overnight sensation here in the u.s. guess what. he's back home now in south korea. and as you can see, his fans loved him there. we're going to hear from psy about his triumphant home coming in a little while. >> why not. why do you think we do these stories? there's only one reason. >> to embarrass me. >> well, to embarrass ourselves and to get you to do the gangnam style. >> no. >> we need a hash tag, matt does the gangnam style today. >> you hold your breath and we'll see what happens. >> in the meantime, we'll move on. >>> we're going to meet a couple who
's surface. below book represents the science team is that this is a rock that was formed in the presence of water. we can characterize that with a vigorous flow of the surface of mars. >> scientists say that the stones are too large with out the presence of water. and their belief that there could be a water flow. >> we are looking at a much slower than usual drive. what would be considered the non-commute direction. and what might have otherwise been only 20 minutes is still 51 minutes. northbound through the san ramon valley. again, this is northbound from the san ramon, a dublin towards walnut creek. there have been too different accidents the north the first and worst is here if rockier road. and it has been nearly one hour. and both of these are clear we are left with this residuals life. a quick check of the bridges. that late accident at the base of the inclined. that backed up traffic all the way to the mes. however, he conceived of backup into this and toug this was not a hot spot as it has been for several days. with conditions of light and easy and at the golden gate you work
and self- discovery. >>> some san francisco residents can visit the california academy of sciences for free this weekend. it is all part of the neighborhood free days which is every friday through sunday through the end of october. people living in the zip codes there on your screen can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is bring your photo i.d., each adult can bring up to six children. >>> more than 2000 soccer balls will be flying in the air at candlestick today. america scores, a local youth soccer group, will gather to try and break the guinness world record for the most soccer balls dribbled at one time. last year the st. louis chapter made history when 428 soccer players came together, but the united nations has since defeated that record with more than 2000 dribblers in the gaza strip. they will be at the stick at 1:00. >>> the petaluma little league team will enjoy a whole new adventure this afternoon. since advancing to the little league world series, the players took part in a town parade and honored by both the giants and a's. now the team will swim with dolphins at
the latest science at the institute of medicine which determined the appropriate amount of calories. you know, savannah, the white house pints out that most students 850 calories will be enough, and we're talking about fighting incidents of obesity. >> for student athletes if it's a concern they can bring a snack from home. mara schiavocampo, thanks very much. >> coming up next, brian williams with mitt romney talking about what romney would do to fix our schools, right after this. [ phil ] i have a toyota camry hybrid. [ man ] tell me about that. [ phil ] katie and i talked about really committing to making a difference in the amount of gas that we use. she was using 8 to 10 tankfuls. i was using 5 tankfuls. now i use one tankful a month, and she may use about two. it drives like a sports car. it handles very well. people are a little surprised that a hybrid zipped by them the way that i do. [ male announcer ] see phil's story and more at the camry effect. camry from toyota. a kraft homestyle mac & cheese bowl. it's yours for a mere 30 minutes of a pg-13 movie. [ alien noises ] [ male announ
political science. >> all right. are you ready? >> question one. >> yes. >> which of the following is not a college mascot? "a," the fighting pickle? "b" -- >> keep going. keep going. >> banana slug, the leafy sea dragons or the trolls? >> go. >> the leafy thing. >> the leafy sea dragon. university of georgia school of the arts. while the trolls are from trinity college. question two. in the climactic scene in the film "rudy," what football team is notre dame playing when rudy finally gets in the game? university of southern california? georgia tech? university of michigan? or "d," university of tennessee? >> get it right. >> come on, you're on your own. >> michigan. >> not university of michigan. what do you think? >> georgia tech? >> georgia tech. okay. next question. listen up. on the periodic table of elements, the symbols "k" and "h" each stand for what? is it -- >> oh, oh! >> tennessee. >> natural resources. >> helium, carbon and mercury, potassium and hydrogen or krypton and hydrogen? >> potassium and hydrogen. >> it's potassium and hydrogen. all right. next question. >> che
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